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Mr. Dale R. Carlsen

President and Chief Executive Officer


HQ Phone: (916) 292-9550

Email: d***@***.org

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2207 Plaza Drive #200

Rocklin, California 95765

United States

Company Description

We also provide and fund enriching life experiences and vital support that allow them to heal and grow into their full potential. We create opportunity by funding enriching life experiences like a trip to the zoo, joining the soccer team, music lessons, ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Business Transistion Specialist

LeadershipOne Inc


Business Internet Services Corporation

Business Student

California State University , Sacramento


Board Member

President and Board of Directors Member
Pride Industries Foundation

Board Member
Private Sector

Board Member
Mattress Recycling Council

Interviews Sleep Train's Founder
Sacramento Business Journal

Board Member
Boys & Girls Clubs

Board Member
Girls Club of Greater Sacramento

The Sleep Train Inc


California State University at Sacramento

Honorary Doctorate


CSU Sacramento


business administration

Sacramento State


real estate , finance and insurance

California State University , Sacramento

honorary doctorate


Sleep Train Arena

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About a Ticket To Dream Foundation | Ticket to Dream [cached]

President - Dale Carlsen

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Dale Carlsen

Investment Board Member Dale Carlsen is on the Investment Board of Moneta Ventures Fund II. Dale, a CSU Sacramento graduate, founded The Sleep Train, Inc., in 1985 and grew the company to over 300 stores in 6 states with over 1600 employees. In 2010 the Sleep Train became an employee owned company through the use of an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). In 2014, Sleep Train merged with Mattress Firm, to become the first specialty bedding retailer with stores coast to coast and border to border. The combined companies now operate over 3,500 stores in 48 states.
Currently, Dale is the CEO of the Ticket to Dream Foundation, a 501(c)3 charity, founded in 2008 to serve the needs of foster children. This year, Ticket To Dream Foundation has expanded from helping foster youth in 5 western states, to helping foster youth across the U. S. In addition, Dale is CEO of Bunker Wilson, LLC, a real estate investment company. He attributes his success to his father's advice, "Surround yourself with great people, treat them well and make everyone successful. Dale was named Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012, Sacramentan of the Year in 2012, and received an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities from CSU Sacramento in 2013.

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Sleep Train/Country was founded in 1985 by Dale Carlsen, who is now CEO of the Ticket to Dream foundation, a national nonprofit supporting foster children.

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The International Sleep Products Association honored Jim Nation, Executive Consultant at Serta International, and Dale Carlsen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ticket to Dream Foundation, for their outstanding industry service, during the 2016 ISPA EXPO Industry Breakfast in Orlando, FL on March 11, 2016.

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Dale Carlsen President/CEO, Ticket to Dream Foundation

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